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The United Nations Security Council is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations, charged with ensuring international peace and security, accepting new members to the United Nations and approving any changes to its charter.
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said on Sunday it was "no surprise" that Moscow and Beijing were blocking efforts at the UN Security Council to impose an arms embargo as the international efforts to halt the violence in Myanmar is yet to yield results.
Terming India-Russia relations as ''time tested'', External Affairs Minister (EAM) S Jaishankar on Tuesday said the partnership between the two countries is important for global peace, security and stability.
Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and US special presidential envoy for climate John Kerry both landed in the national capital on Monday evening.
The position of the UN Security Council (UNSC) on missile launches by Pyongyang is a manifestation of a policy of double standards that violates the Asian country's sovereignty and the right to self-defense, Jo Chol Su, a senior North Korean foreign ministry official, said on Monday.
North Korea on Saturday warned US of its right to self-defence in response to President Joe Biden's recent condemnation of this week's missile tests by Pyongyang.
Several Western countries urged the UN Security Council (UNSC) to hold discussions about the recent missile launch conducted by North Korea.
US President Joe Biden said on Thursday during his first press conference since assuming office that North Korea has violated United Nations Resolution 1718 by conducting missile tests earlier this week.
The United States is aware of the recent launches of short-range missiles by North Korea, but does not consider Pyongyang's actions to be provocative behaviour, a senior US administration official told reporters.
President Ram Nath Kovind accepted the credentials of four foreign envoys in a virtual ceremony on Thursday.